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LGBT NETWORK IS YOUR COVID-19 RESOURCE

We are living through unprecedented times, and we know how difficult and challenging it is. The LGBT Network is here for you.

Contact us today!
Email:
info@lgbtnetwork.org
Long Island: (631) 665 2300
Queens/NYC: (718) 514 2155

Our centers may be closed, but you can leave us a voicemail and we will call you back.

 

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OPEN ENROLLMENT HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL DECEMBER 31, 2021

 

Your Channel Guide for June 21-June 25:

Thursday, June 24

 

1:00P | Senior Mingle

Meet and mingle with your fellow LGBT folks over 50. You’ll have a chance to chat, check-in, and make connections – across Queens, Long Island and everywhere.

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4:00P | NYC Youth Leadership Coalition

Calling all youth leaders- ages 13-24. Join the LGBT Network as we launch new and exciting advocacy campaigns against anti-LGBT harassment bullying and for gender inclusive spaces- like All-Gender Restrooms. Help us create exciting content to educate people, change their minds, and #ChangeTheWorld

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5:30P | Tri-State Single Men's Meet-Up - Gay/Bi Men

Come meet and mingle with guys from all around Queens, Long Island, and the rest of the NY Metro area. Find friends, and maybe more.

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6:00P | Parents of LGBT Youth - Support Group

Gather together with other parents to share, learn and grow as parents of LGBTQ youth. We can support one another in understanding sexual orientation, gender identity and the challenges and successes of parenting!

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6:30P | TGNCNB Peer Support Circle

Join us for another night of support and community with transgender, gender non-conforming, and non-binary folks of all ages.  Our conversations can go anywhere, but are always interesting!

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Thursday, June 24th | 7:00P | LGBT 101 Virtual Workshop for Parents & Kinship Families

LGBT  Network’s “LGBT 101/Anti-Bullying Program” is a 45-minute professional yet fun and interactive educational workshop designed to increase understanding as a tool to decrease the bullying of  LGBT  people This parent workshop uses activities and ongoing dialogue and Q&A to facilitate conversations and foster understanding.   The program covers the topics of sexual orientation, gender identity, and experiences of LGBT people.  The program also provides definitions and understanding of terms such as non-binary, pronouns, gender fluid, and heterosexism/cissexism. 

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7:00P - 9:00P | It’s a Cele-Gay-tion: A FREE Virtual Pride Cabaret!

Here we go again! Queen of Queen's Misty Mountains, is BACK again to host the LGBT Network's third annual "It's A Cele-gay-tion!" end of pride month party! On top of our wonderfully talented host, there will be multiple special surprise guests that are well prepared to serve you all the uniqueness, charisma, nerve and talent that you could ever hope for!

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Friday, June 25

 

Friday, June 25 | 12:00P-5:00P | Queer Sex Ed

Learn about the sex education they don't teach you in school! Ask questions, play games, watch videos and connect with other LGBTQ and ally youth around the topics of HIV/AIDS & STI prevention, anatomy, how-to's, birth control, safe sex practices and healthy relationship practices! (Open to youth ages 13-18) Successful NY State completion of the course will earn you a gift card!

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6:00P - 8:00P | Friday Night OUT - IN PERSON!

The original Friday Night OUT is back LIVE in person at the LGBT Network Hauppauge Community Center!  LGBT youth come together to build community, express themselves & feel empowered!


Your Channel Guide for June 26-July 2:

Saturday, June 26

 

11:00A | Long Island Pride Pet Parade
Garvies Point in Glen Cove
 

The Pet Parade is a new favorite and promises high volume traffic and visibility. Join us at Garvies Point in Glen Cove on Saturday June 26, 2021 at 11:00AM! The event will be bigger, better and barkier than ever!

The Long Island Pride Pet Parade is sponsored by Tito's Handmade Vodka

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12:00P | Big Gay Outdoor Field Day
Rainey Park, Vernon Blvd., Astoria, NY 11106

What better way to celebrate the reopening of our community again than with some friendly outdoor activities to officially close out the last weekend of Pride month! Celebrations of this field day include games and tournaments such as: kickball, water balloon toss, tug of war, relay races and so much more! Various prizes and swag items available to winning teams so don’t miss out!

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Monday, June 28

 

11:00A | LGBT Older Adults: Then & Now

The LGBT Network designed and created this important visibility video to highlight the stories of diverse LGBT elders.  In interviews, LGBT seniors reflect upon their lives and their growth across the decades in their identities and experiences.  To inspire and guide, each interviewee advises LGBT youth and younger generations with their experience and wisdom!  This will be an interactive program and participants are encouraged to ask questions and participate in the community discussion.

The Passcode for the Zoom is 962193

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4:00P | Gaymers

Calling all Gaymers! Log in, sign on, lock and load. Virtually meet up with other queer gamers and play the hottest titles in a safe space that’s fun for everyone!

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5:00P | We Like To Watch (18+): Jeopardy

What did we watch and learn in Pride Month?  Join us for our jeopardy review, and see what you learned… or come test your existing knowledge if your joining us for the first time!

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Tuesday, June 29

 

4:00P | Transcend: TGNCNB Youth: What does Equality look like to you?

A safe space to learn, grow, explore and have fun together with other young people (ages 13-24) who identify as transgender, gender-nonconforming or non-binary! 

This week we we’ll discuss what equality personally looks like for you!

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5:30P | Singles Meet-Up - Gay/Bisexual Men

Join us for another night of discussion, bonding, and good fun with single men from around the world.  Let’s talk relationships, dating, and the single life together.  It’s always a night with a great group of guys.

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6:00P | LGBT Sober Conversation

Zoom in to chat about everything related to sobriety, recovery and living well!  Explore songs, poems, videos, quotes, memes and other inspiring, fun and meaningful topics to dive into together! All fellowships are welcome, as well as anyone sober-curious!

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7:00P | Trash Talk Tuesday with Avant Garbage: Current Events

What’s going on in the world?  Come discuss current events with our wonderful panel of opiniated and entertaining hosts.

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Wednesday, June 30

 

4:00P | LGBT Youth Empowerment Advisory Team

Join the LGBT Network and other LGBTQ youth in a safe virtual space to discuss supporting one another in healthy relationships, sex-ed, LGBTQ history and current events, and how to be a persistent and resilient activist to build a better world! #beyourself #stayhealthy #changetheworld

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7:30P | LGBTQ+ Women, Femmes, & Thems Social

Meet and connect other LGBTQ women and femme-identified people at our happy hour! Enjoy a night of mingling, ice breaker games and more!

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Thursday, July 1

 

1:00P | Senior Mingle

Meet and mingle with your fellow LGBT folks over 50. You’ll have a chance to chat, check-in, and make connections – across Queens, Long Island and everywhere.

Sign Up

 

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5:30P | Tri-State Single Men's Meet-Up - Gay/Bi Men

Come meet and mingle with guys from all around Queens, Long Island, and the rest of the NY Metro area. Find friends, and maybe more.

Sign Up

 

Share


 

6:00P | Fostering LGBT Youth: Parent Training

Learn about foster parenting LGBT Youth to increase your skills and awareness as a parent! Why are LGBT young people overrepresented in the foster care system? Learn your LGBTs to best support and affirm your child’s sexual orientation and gender identity? Annual foster parent certification hours available.

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6:00P | Conexiones

Conexiones es un grupo para la comunidad LGBTQA un espacio para compartir con personas de nuestra diversidad y discutir temas de interés en general. También es un espacio donde los miembros pueden expresar sus propias experiencias y aprender de las experiencias de otros. Un lugar donde se podrá socializar y hacer nuevos amigos.

"Connections" is a group for the LGBTQA community, a space to share with people of our diversity and discuss topics of interest in general. It is also space where members can express their own experiences and learn from the experiences of others. A place where you can socialize and make new friends.

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6:30P | TGNCNB Peer Support Circle

Join us for another night of support and community with transgender, gender non-conforming, and non-binary folks of all ages.  Our conversations can go anywhere, but are always interesting!

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7:00P | You’ve Got GAYme: Virtual Game Night

Join your favorite “trash queen” Avant Garbage for a night of fun and games.  Avant will MC, choose, run the evenings activities.  Promises to be a roaring good time.

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Friday, July 2

 

11:00A | LI SAGE Casual Friday

Kick off with YOUR weekend with a fun rotation of videos, games, and movies selected by you at our LI SAGE Mingles.

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7:00P | Friday Night OUT - Discord

The original Friday Night OUT on Discord, where LGBT youth come together to build community, express themselves & feel empowered!

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Your Channel Guide for July 5-July 9:

All LGBT Network Centers are closed on Monday, July 5 in observance of Independence Day

Tuesday, July 6

 

4:00P | Transcend: TGNCNB Youth - The Future

A safe space to learn, grow, explore and have fun together with other young people (ages 13-24) who identify as transgender, gender-nonconforming or non-binary! 

This week we will talk about preparing for the future, and what that means for each of us!

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5:30P | Singles Meet-Up - Gay/Bisexual Men

Join us for another night of discussion, bonding, and good fun with single men from around the world.  Let’s talk relationships, dating, and the single life together.  It’s always a night with a great group of guys.

Sign Up

 

Share


 

6:00P | LGBT Sober Conversation

Zoom in to chat about everything related to sobriety, recovery and living well!  Explore songs, poems, videos, quotes, memes and other inspiring, fun and meaningful topics to dive into together! All fellowships are welcome, as well as anyone sober-curious!

Sign Up

 

Share


 

6:30P | Experiencia POZitiva 

Grupo de soporte y discusión en español para personas viviendo con VIH. Ya sea que tengas años viviendo con el virus o que hayas sido diagnosticado recientemente, este grupo es para ti. Conversemos sobre los desafíos y nuestras estrategias ante la realidad de vivir con este virus. Experiencia POZitiva is a support group in Spanish for LGBT people living with HIV.

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7:00P | Trash Talk Tuesday with Avant Garbage Navigating Polyamory and Open Relationships:

Join us for this panel discussion as we unpack polyamory and non-monogamy, umbrella terms for any physical or romantic partnerships not predicated on exclusivity. Our special guest this week will also be sharing their own personal journey with polyamory, addressing the common stigmas associated with it and sharing tips on setting healthy boundaries!

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Wednesday, July 7

 

4:00P | LGBT Youth Empowerment Advisory Team

Join the LGBT Network and other LGBTQ youth in a safe virtual space to discuss supporting one another in healthy relationships, sex-ed, LGBTQ history and current events, and how to be a persistent and resilient activist to build a better world! #beyourself #stayhealthy #changetheworld

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6:30P | A calzón quitado

Grupo de social y de discusión para dialogar sobre los diferentes aspectos de la experiencia de ser hombre gay, bisexual o que tiene sexo con otros hombres. Facilitado en español.

A group for Latino Gay and Bi Men to be themselves, talk in Spanish, and build community.

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7:30P | LGBTQ+ Women, Femmes, & Thems Social

Meet and connect other LGBTQ women and femme-identified people at our happy hour! Enjoy a night of mingling, ice breaker games and more!

Sign Up

 

Share


Thursday, July 8

 

1:00P | Senior Mingle

Meet and mingle with your fellow LGBT folks over 50. You’ll have a chance to chat, check-in, and make connections – across Queens, Long Island and everywhere.

Sign Up

 

Share


 

4:00P | NYC Youth Leadership Coalition

Calling all youth leaders- ages 13-24. Join the LGBT Network as we launch new and exciting advocacy campaigns against anti-LGBT harassment bullying and for gender inclusive spaces- like All-Gender Restrooms. Help us create exciting content to educate people, change their minds, and #ChangeTheWorld

Sign Up

 

Share


 

5:30P | Tri-State Single Men's Meet-Up - Gay/Bi Men

Come meet and mingle with guys from all around Queens, Long Island, and the rest of the NY Metro area. Find friends, and maybe more.

Sign Up

 

Share


 

6:30P | TGNCNB Peer Support Circle

Join us for another night of support and community with transgender, gender non-conforming, and non-binary folks of all ages.  Our conversations can go anywhere, but are always interesting!

Sign Up

 

Share


 

7:00P | You’ve Got GAYme: Virtual Game Night

Join your favorite “trash queen” Avant Garbage for a night of fun and games.  Avant will MC, choose, run the evenings activities.  Promises to be a roaring good time.

Sign Up

 

Share


Friday, July 9

 

11:00A | LI SAGE Casual Friday

Kick off with YOUR weekend with a fun rotation of videos, games, and movies selected by you at our LI SAGE Mingles.

Sign Up

 

Share


 

7:00P | Friday Night OUT - Discord

The original Friday Night OUT on Discord, where LGBT youth come together to build community, express themselves & feel empowered!

Sign Up

 

Share


Upcoming Events:

 

Thursday, June 24th | 7:00P | LGBT 101 Virtual Workshop for Parents & Kinship Families

LGBT  Network’s “LGBT 101/Anti-Bullying Program” is a 45-minute professional yet fun and interactive educational workshop designed to increase understanding as a tool to decrease the bullying of  LGBT  people This parent workshop uses activities and ongoing dialogue and Q&A to facilitate conversations and foster understanding.   The program covers the topics of sexual orientation, gender identity, and experiences of LGBT people.  The program also provides definitions and understanding of terms such as non-binary, pronouns, gender fluid, and heterosexism/cissexism. 

Sign Up

 

Share


 

Friday, June 25 | 12:00P-5:00P | Queer Sex Ed

Learn about the sex education they don't teach you in school! Ask questions, play games, watch videos and connect with other LGBTQ and ally youth around the topics of HIV/AIDS & STI prevention, anatomy, how-to's, birth control, safe sex practices and healthy relationship practices! (Open to youth ages 13-18) Successful NY State completion of the course will earn you a gift card!

Sign Up

 

Share


 

Thursday, July 29th | 7:00P | T201 Virtual Workshop for Parents & Kinship Families

LGBT  Network’s T201 workshop is an educational and interactive training which will improve understanding of the unique experiences of people who identify as transgender, gender non-conforming and non-binary (TGNCNB). We will discuss some of the various ways in which TGNCNB people may or may not transition and how to support each person’s individual journey. Topics covered will include knowledge of the social and health needs of the community, creating safer and more affirming spaces, and identifying local TGNCNB affirming resources.

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Please fill out the form here and let us know how the LGBT Network can help you and your family. Thank you and please stay home, stay healthy and save lives.

 

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